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Tinsmith Avenue For those seeking knowledge on past techniques used by yesteryears tinsmiths. The history of Tinsmith goes back in time farther then this place can travel, but for those who want to explore, please share your findings here.

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Old 12-25-2012, 01:34 PM
larson1951 larson1951 is offline
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Originally Posted by The_Blacksmith View Post
What a great thread! As you can tell, I'm a noob to this site. Been a member for 10 mos & this is my first post. I really enjoyed all of the pics of the "old" bench snips. Larson, loved your shop pics. I'm old school myself. Been retired six years now (lovin it) but I worked S/M since '71. Went thru apprenticeship, topped out, then was fortunate, both in my apprenticeship as well as my time as a mechanic, to spend time in the shop and field. I left the B/T and went to work for FOMOCO doing S/M maintenance. Boy... you had to be old school with them! They had simply the basic power/shop equipment. Hand tools they were get you but it was really tough to get them to buy new equipment. If you didn't know your layout... everyone could tell it by your fabrication. Any way, too wordy but sitting here at 3 a.m. on Christmas morning browsing and just really enjoyed the post.

Merry Christmas All.

hey hey danny thanks much
i like your story my friend
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:16 AM
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I need to check in more often, I am on roofs and I try to do a little sheetmetal work. Nice old school shop you have there! I need more room and patterns and a shear and another building.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:04 PM
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Wink So Sorry Steve--Just now read

Here it is January 2013 and I am just now reading your post.. I will try and get the pics up, its the least I can do for you. Send me an email when you have time, been awhile.
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